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Sri Lanka gilt yields slightly down

Rupee inactive

August 5, 2021 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks plunge on renewed coronavirus spike

Despite Sri Lanka speedy vaccination program, the number of daily deaths are rising

August 5, 2021 2 min read
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Sri Lanka fails to sell 12-pct of T-bills despite nudging up de facto policy rate

De facto policy rate up by 02 basis points

August 5, 2021 2 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks reverse gaining streak on profit taking

Sri Lanka stocks edged down 0.15 percent on Wednesday, as investors booked profits

August 4, 2021 2 min read
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Sri Lanka shares hit 2-month low as economy gradually comes to standstill

The main stock index has fallen 4.4$% in the last two sessions.

Sri Lanka rupee guidance rate up 40 cents despite dollar shortage

Interbank transactions announced by the CBSL rose to 359.90, edging up 40 cents from the previous day’s 360.30.

Access Engineering hit by Sri Lanka monetary instability, 'Nixon' shock

The collapse of Sri Lanka's soft-peg with the US dollar and trade controls slapped by authorities to block imports had h...

July 21, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s rupee ends weaker, bond yields steady

Sri Lanka's rupee ends weaker at 175.80/85 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields w...

July 19, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain for eighth day with buying in banks

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.34 percent higher on Thursday with gains in banking pushing the market up for the eighth strai...

July 19, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker, stocks gain

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted slightly lower at 175.75/95 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market on Friday while...

July 19, 2019 2 min read

JKH, Dialog boost Sri Lanka stocks to 4-month high

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.69 percent higher on Thursday on buying interest in John Keells Holdings, Dialog Axiata and ...

July 18, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain on JKH, Dialog, rupee steady

Sri Lanka's rupee opened stable at 175.65/75 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yiel...

July 18, 2019 2 min read

Lotus Renewable Energy ups stake in Sri Lanka's Hatton Plantations

Sri Lanka-based Lotus Renewable Energy (Private) Limitd, part of Singapore's G&G Group, said that it has increased its s...

July 18, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s rupee ends stronger, bond yields gain

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka's rupee closed firmer at 175.65/70 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market on Wed...

July 17, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 1.04-pct up, back at pre-Easter attack level

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka stocks closed 1.04 percent higher on Wednesday, with the market recovering to the pre-Eas...

July 17, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Treasury Bill yields continue fall across maturities

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Treasury bills yields continued to fall across maturities for the third week at Wednesdayâ€...

July 17, 2019 1 min read
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Latest Last
US Dollar 371.7127 371.6601
UK Pound 453.5962 453.9794
Euro 396.3156 396.4763
Aus Dollar 250.1862 251.1981
Yen 2.8251 2.7549
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 4.3961 4.3963
Korea Won 0.2820 0.2791
Oman Rial 943.2237 943.2268
Saudi Riyal 96.7270 96.7115
UAE Dirham 98.8729 98.8786
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,653.84 -1.51%
CSE All Share 8,420.26 -1.04%
Turnover Rs million 4,621,153,484 2,824,714,520
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 31.03 31.03
6-m bill 29.57 29.60
12-m bill 28.41 28.41
5-yr bond 27.49 27.57
8-yr bond 27.44 27.23
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 15.50 15.50
Gilt Repo 15.50 15.50
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Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka’s Bogawantalawa Tea to raise Rs850mn through convertible debentures

Sri Lanka’s Bogawantalawa Tea Estates (BTE) plans to raise 850 million rupees through 5 to 7 year listed BBB+ rat...

July 17, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stronger, stocks gain

Sri Lanka's rupee opened stronger at 175.65/75 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while stocks...

July 17, 2019 2 min read

APIIT stake sold by Malaysia fund to Sri Lanka's BG Investments

Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas), a fund linked to the government of Malaysia has sold its stake in APIIT Lanka, a Colombo-...

July 17, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker, bond yields remain flat

ECONOMYNEXT – The Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 175.70/75 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market on M...

July 15, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's CIC, Sunshine call off healthcare business merger

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lankan agrochemical group CIC Holdings and Sunshine Holdings group said they have decided not to proce...

July 15, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up 0.31-pct, turnover hits 15-month high

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.31 percent higher on Monday with the turnover soaring due to a block trad...

July 15, 2019 1 min read

Bank of Ceylon to privately place Rs12bn in bail-in bonds

State-run Bank of Ceylon is planning to privately place 12 billion rupees of unlisted bonds, which can be used to bail o...

July 15, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens firmer, stocks down 0.03-pct

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's rupee opened stronger at 175.40/55 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday, while stocks...

July 15, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's central bank buys US$87.5mn amid weak credit

Sri Lanka's central bank had bought 87.5 million US dollars from banks in June to stop the rupee appreciating and mainta...

July 15, 2019 2 min read

AMW Capital Leasing and Finance BBB+(lka) rating confirmd: Fitch

Fitch Ratings Lanka said that it has affirmed AMW Capital Leasing at BBB+(lka) with a stable outlook due to expected sup...

July 13, 2019 1 min read